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India v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka 1972/73 (2nd Test)
VenueEden Gardens, Calcutta on 30th, 31st December 1972, 1st, 3rd, 4th January 1973 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultIndia won by 28 runs
UmpiresAM Mamsa, J Reuben
Close of play day 1India (1) 148/5 (Solkar 19*, Engineer 26*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 126/6 (Knott 23*, Old 4*)
Close of play day 3India (2) 121/4 (Engineer 10*, Solkar 2*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 105/4 (Denness 28*, Greig 60*)

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarc Old b Underwood1871893- 
RD Parkarc Knott b Old261091383- 
*AL Wadekarrun out44841188- 
GR Viswanathc Wood b Cottam33138-- 
SA Duranib Greig425361- 
ED Solkarb Old19901391- 
+FM Engineerb Underwood7514421510- 
S Abid Alib Cottam31012-- 
EAS Prasannalbw b Cottam69141- 
BS Bedirun out005-- 
BS Chandrasekharnot out12447-- 
Extras(3 lb, 8 nb)11
Total(all out, 97.4 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Gavaskar, 23.2 ov), 2-68 (Parkar, 36.3 ov), 3-78 (Viswanath, 44.5 ov), 4-99 (Wadekar, 51.5 ov), 5-100 (Durani, 52.3 ov), 6-163 (Solkar, 82.5 ov), 7-176 (Abid Ali, 85.2 ov), 8-192 (Prasanna, 87.6 ov), 9-192 (Bedi, 88.6 ov), 10-210 (Engineer, 97.4 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old26   7722-1
Cottam23   6453--
Underwood20.411432-4
Pocock19   10260--
Greig9   1131-6

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodb Bedi1144501- 
DL Amissc Solkar b Chandrasekhar1154851- 
KWR Fletcherc Gavaskar b Prasanna1633462- 
MH Dennessc Solkar b Chandrasekhar2154693- 
*AR Lewislbw b Bedi41191- 
AW Greigc sub (S Venkataraghavan) b Prasanna2978854- 
+APE Knottst Engineer b Chandrasekhar3550763- 
CM Oldnot out339010631 
PI Pocockb Prasanna31315-- 
DL Underwoodc Solkar b Chandrasekhar054-- 
RMH Cottamlbw b Chandrasekhar32546-- 
Extras(4 lb, 4 nb)8
Total(all out, 75.2 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Wood, 11.6 ov), 2-37 (Amiss, 20.3 ov), 3-47 (Fletcher, 23.2 ov), 4-56 (Lewis, 26.1 ov), 5-84 (Denness, 39.6 ov), 6-117 (Greig, 48.1 ov), 7-144 (Knott, 59.1 ov), 8-153 (Pocock, 62.5 ov), 9-154 (Underwood, 63.5 ov), 10-174 (Cottam, 75.2 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Abid Ali4   140-1
Solkar3   150--
Bedi26   7592--
Chandrasekhar26.25655-1
Prasanna16   4333-3

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarlbw b Old243-- 
RD Parkarc Fletcher b Old1532472- 
SA Duranic Fletcher b Greig5313919971 
GR Viswanathc Fletcher b Old34821265- 
+FM Engineerc Knott b Underwood1739862- 
ED Solkarc Knott b Greig64864-- 
*AL Wadekarlbw b Greig01317-- 
S Abid Alic Amiss b Old31738-- 
EAS Prasannab Greig011-- 
BS Bedinot out93044-- 
BS Chandrasekharb Greig1915-- 
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 5 nb)15
Total(all out, 67.5 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Gavaskar, 0.4 ov), 2-33 (Parkar, 10.1 ov), 3-104 (Viswanath, 40.2 ov), 4-112 (Durani, 43.5 ov), 5-133 (Engineer, 56.1 ov), 6-133 (Solkar, 57.3 ov), 7-135 (Wadekar, 59.3 ov), 8-135 (Prasanna, 59.4 ov), 9-147 (Abid Ali, 64.3 ov), 10-155 (Chandrasekhar, 67.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old21   6434--
Cottam5   0180--
Greig19.59245-5
Underwood14   4361-2
Pocock8   1190--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodb Abid Ali11012-- 
DL Amissc Engineer b Bedi12942-- 
KWR Fletcherlbw b Bedi514181- 
MH Dennesslbw b Chandrasekhar321862342- 
*AR Lewisc Solkar b Bedi32329-- 
AW Greiglbw b Chandrasekhar671351647- 
+APE Knottc Durani b Chandrasekhar21116-- 
CM Oldnot out1778921- 
PI Pocockc and b Bedi515271- 
DL Underwoodc Wadekar b Bedi4571- 
RMH Cottamlbw b Chandrasekhar1342471- 
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(all out, 91 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Wood, 2.4 ov), 2-8 (Fletcher, 7.3 ov), 3-11 (Amiss, 9.5 ov), 4-17 (Lewis, 17.4 ov), 5-114 (Greig, 62.1 ov), 6-119 (Knott, 66.4 ov), 7-123 (Denness, 68.3 ov), 8-130 (Pocock, 75.2 ov), 9-138 (Underwood, 77.1 ov), 10-163 (Cottam, 91 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Abid Ali8   2121-1
Solkar1   100--
Bedi40   12635--
Chandrasekhar29   14424-1
Prasanna9   0190--
Durani4   1140--

Notes
--> FM Engineer (1) 50 in 101 balls, 145 minutes with 8 fours
--> KWR Fletcher (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 5
--> CM Old made his debut in Test matches
--> SA Durani (2) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 37
--> AW Greig (2) 50 in 105 balls, 132 minutes with 5 fours
--> AW Greig achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed BS Chandrasekhar in the India second innings (previous best was 4-53)
--> AW Greig reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed EAS Prasanna, his 4th wicket in the India second innings
--> BS Bedi reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed PI Pocock, his 4th wicket in the England second innings

 

 

 

 

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